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They Will S.O.A.R.

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How much do our students REALLY need us?
I believe there are 5 rules you must follow to allow your students to S.O.A.R. Rule 1: Tick-Tock, Tick-Tock It is all about timing.  Many times we step in too early in the exploration process. Let them have a chance to explore! We live in a time where patience is slowly disappearing.  Think about it... when you are in a fast food drive through, when you forgot something at home, when you have 2 items to checkout in Walmart...
My Suggestion This is one way that I remind myself to allow the students TIME...
This is my techy poster...
This is a mixture of techy and talk...

Rule 2: Who Are You?
We must KNOW our students.  They are all different in their own ways.   When will they reach the edge? How do they feel about failure? What is their tolerance level?Where are they on the "needy" spectrum? My SuggestionChallenge them. Observe them. Place them in "character-telling" situations. How will they react?

In February, I saw an opp…